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Debate Summary for 29-Nov-2011 on Use and Application of Social Media In Social Work and Social Care Education

Debate Summary for 29-Nov-2011 on Use and Application of Social Media In Social Work and Social Care Education Thank you to all those who joined the debate and contributed to such a lively and rich discussion. We are very happy to see our fast growing number of participants and the expanding range of professions and … Continue reading

The Use/Application of Social Media in Social Work Education Has Wonderful Potential… – by Dorlee M.

While I was fortunate to attend and graduate this past September from one of the leading graduate social work schools in the United States, my school did not demonstrate the necessary or inevitable role that social media could play in the lives of social workers. My school kept up with the times by maintaining a … Continue reading

Use and application of social media in social work and social care education

Bear with me for a bit as I am going back into my personal work history to go forward to the use of social media in social work.  This opinion piece also focuses solely on social work education rather than including social care and deals with the broader technology/learning landscape before coming back to social … Continue reading

The role of social media in social workers’ continuing professional development – by Dr.Martin Webber

I love Twitter. I’ve only been on it a matter of months, but now I wonder how I can live without it. The banter, puns and wordplay often make me hoot with laughter. The multitude of links to relevant online content keeps me up to date with what’s going on. The ease with which I’m … Continue reading

Use and Application of Social Media in Social Work and Social Care Education

Our next debate on Tuesday, 29 November, is dedicated to social work and social care students and to the use and applications of social media in Social Work and Social Care Education. The details of the debate are as follows: Topic:  Use and Application of Social Media in Social Work and Social Care Education Date:   … Continue reading

Debate Summary for 15-Nov-2011 on Supervision in Social Work and Social Care

Thank you to all those who joined the debate and contributed to such a lively and rich discussion. We are very happy to see our fast growing number of participants and the expanding range of professions and professionals involved in the debate (ranging from social work and social care to nursing, housing, health services, and … Continue reading

Supervision in Social Work

In advance of an the SWSCmedia chat on supervision (15/11/2011 – 8pm GMT), I thought I’d share some thoughts of my own experiences of supervising and of being supervised. I’m not a manager but I am a Practice Educator so my experience of supervising is around supervising students rather than other practitioners and I have … Continue reading

The other supervisions – By Nick Berbiers

[Note: We in social work / social care remain unresolved as to what we call people who receive services. Terms such as clients, service users, and cases all arise. I do not like referring to people as ‘cases’, but discovered to my frustration when writing this that unless I used terms such as ‘case’ ‘caseload’ … Continue reading

Some Reflection on Supervision – by David McKendrick

Interview between James Corden and Lily Allen Hopefully the above link takes you to an interview between James Corden and Lily Allen and perhaps even more hopefully I can explain why I used it. In the interview Corden manages to divert Allen away from what she was intending talking about. My guess is it was … Continue reading

Supervision: Concept, Content and Context

“Social work supervision is considered as one of the most important factors in determining job satisfaction levels of social workers and the quality of service to clients” (Source SCIE) Social Work Reform Board underlining the importance of regular and uninterrupted supervision state that supervision should: Improve the quality of decision-making and interventions. Enable effective line … Continue reading

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